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Jan 25, 2013 7:00am EST
must do better -- >> britain's economy shrank by 2.3%, worse than expected. i could make it more difficult, more expensive for it to borrow. since 2008, britain has emerged from the recession twice now, only to slide back into economic contraction, a double-dip recession. there has never been a triple- dip since the 1950's. actually, uk firms are still hiring people. >> when you look at employment, you have to look at the part of wage growth, and wage growth is negative in real terms. if you take into account inflation. the u.k.'s competitiveness is still improving, and that is why firms who are not getting the headline numbers are still willing to take people on. that is why you see this dichotomy between the employment situation, what is happening to the economy. >> u.k. figures are not good. how does the u.k. compared to continental europe? >> in terms of growth, it is difficult to compare because they go in and out of recession at different times. the unemployment is one of the key ones. britain has done remarkably well. it is something of a mystery, and it has to do with tha
WHUT
Jan 22, 2013 7:00am EST
's strong point, the economy has also been a big issue. more from our colleague. >> yes. welcome to jerusalem where we will be broadcasting for the next two days. israel's election. driving to the heart of a sensitive but still stagnant process of peacemaking with the palace. today is a day for israelis to make a choice about their next leaders. no political party has ever gained a majority in israeli elections. so there's expected to be a lot of postturing about what type of government there will be for israel over the next four years. my colleague looks at what is on the ballot box today. >> israel's prime minister, benjamin netanyahu was cheery this morning as he arrives to vote. by the end of the day he will likely have something more to be chief about. the leader of the party is expected to come out on top and keep his job. but at jerusalem's main market the lack of suspense means there's little fever. they talk about israel being divided and disillusioned. most take it as a give than benjamin netanyahu will remain in office. >> if you ask me, nothing. no b.b., no nothing. >
WHUT
Jan 23, 2013 7:00am EST
. >> that is not the option we would like. we would like to see all of europe becoming more flexible. the global economy has doubled in value since 2000. how much of that has been seen in europe? very little. they're too many regulations, too much legislation, and the trouble with the european union at the moment is that it is too inward looking, it should be talking about how it becomes more competitive on a global basis. if these companies are going to want an ever closer union as a result of the problems created by the euro, why should britain not want to take advantage of the changing your pandemic to give britain a chance to become more competitive? the changes going to happen. we want that changed to be a direction that suits the british people. >> i can see you gesticulating. did you want to come in? >> we have become competitive within the european union. germany has given the example, we were able to become competitive. we of a higher debt ratio the most of the member states in the eurozone. higher unemployment questions. this has nothing to do with the european union, other countries have shown th
WHUT
Jan 21, 2013 7:00am EST
. the economy is growing, but things look pretty fragile. you may remember, early january, congress reached a last-minute deal to avoid automatic tax increases. that relief was only temporary. harsh spending cuts go into effect in march unless there is another deal. america will hit their borrowing limit at that time. congress cannot reach -- if congress cannot reach an agreement, consequences are severe. experts say that america faces a budget crisis like no other unless politicians can agree on those spending cuts and the increase in borrowing. >> he really is confronted with and will be preoccupied for the next several months with this huge fiscal problems in the united states. projections of deficits that are enormous and a clear disagreement between the president's and members of his party and the republicans in congress over what to do with it. >> let's talk about this shocking report that we have both been mentioning. the global economic downturn has hit women and girls the hardest. many households have coped with the economic pressure of the last few years by taking their children,
WHUT
Jan 28, 2013 7:00am EST
to rebuild. as far as the economy and the lifeblood of the town, that is the summer season. >> the aim is that this place should reopen for tourism by the end of may. looking at what needs to be done, you would probably bet that the seagulls would have the beached themselves. >> france says that they are liberating the central african state of mali, i quote, little by little. this morning they are concerned that a ground forces backed by air had taken control of timbuktu airport. they are now underway to retake the desert town itself. the french military is on the offensive, alongside government forces, trying to drive out islamist forces from the north of the country. let's get the latest from our cap -- from the capital. >> very little information is coming from timbuktu, phone lines have been completely cut off and it has been like this for days. the little information that we have is the french have confirmed that they have managed to get ahold of these airports and secure them, and some french paratroopers were deployed, they tried to find a way into town. we expect these troops t
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